Friday, March 30, 2018

Mystery Quilt Along Finish!!








I got a late start on the Mystery Quilt Along hosted by

Fortunately in mid-March, my jobs slowed down enough for me to have a few fun afternoons to spend in my sewing room.
Just in time, too, because this project was due March 31st! 

The challenge started January 1st when the rules were posted. I love simple challenges that don't have a LOT of requirements. This definitely fell into that wonderful category! All that was required was to use a specific fabric using the pattern and project of your choice. 

This is the fabric we needed to use: 


It's called Biscuits and Gravy - You Be You in Fluffer Nutter Blue
and made by Moda.
When I saw it online, I thought it was more of a gray color, but it's really more like a green/blue. Very pretty and as I found out, it coordinates well with many fabrics I had in my stash! 

I settled on a lovely charm pack that I had long admired, but hadn't found the perfect project for....yet!


This is such a pretty collection called High Street by Lily Ashbury for Moda.
It mingled well with Fluffer Nutter!

I searched on Pinterest for blocks using charm packs
and found I had a gazillion choices.

I got started by making a gazillion half-square triangles.
I wanted to play with the blocks before deciding on a pattern. 




So many choices! I loved them all!

This is the layout I loved the most. 
Here is Jax showing his approval. 

Why is it that of all the places a dog can rest,
they always choose to lay on the fabric???



I shared this photo on Instagram (follow me @ _duchick_) and it made me smile.
I was ready to close the sewing room door for the day when I turned around to take a last peek. I was happy. 


Below are photos of the finished runner on my dining room table. It's finished just in time for Easter. 




This table runner measures 19" wide x 50" long.

I kinda love it!

Thanks Tracy and Cindy for hosting this Mystery Quilt Along!

Linking up with:

Inquiring Quilter: Wednesday Wait Loss

Sew Can She













5 comments:

  1. I love it, too! The colors are so very Easter-like and it looks adorable with the bunny piece in the middle. What a great idea.

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  2. Hi Kathy! Your table runner is beautiful! Perfect for Easter with the sunny fabrics. The combination with the Fluffer Nutter works so seamlessly. And the backing fabric is gorgeous too! I can see why it is “Jax approved “ 😊

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  3. I love it, beautiful fresh colours, perfect for spring ♥

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  4. Hi Kathy,
    I love your choice for the HSTs and it is a difficult choice to make isn't it?! I ended up making a table runner with this fabric as well. I love your finish and it looks really great on your table with the little bunnies. Dogs crack me up - of course they lay on the fabric - they sense you are taking a picture of it and want to photo bomb it! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  5. I'm so glad you left a comment on my blog so that I was able to find your blog and your beautiful work. Very nice work which I envy.

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